LaVonne Kruschwitz, 74

LaVonne Kruschwitz, 74, of Nevada, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at her home with her loving family by her side.

A public memorial service will be held at a later time with the date to be announced. Private family burial will be in Sheller Cemetery near Wellsburg.

Memorial contributions may be directed in LaVonne’s name to her family or to Saint Jude Hospice, 2900 100th Street Suite 103, Urbandale, Iowa 50322. For further information or to send a condolence please visit or call 641-844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for LaVonne and her family.

Left to cherish her memory is her spouse: Forrest Kruschwitz; children: Kevin (Beth) Kruschwitz, of Nevada, and Kristine (Andy) Smith, of Omaha, Neb., six grandchildren; siblings: Kathleen (Jerry) Waterman, of Marshalltown, and Robert (Kathy) Albin, of West Des Moines.